Translation

Sprinklers 101: School program teaches future homebuilders the value of home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Want to convince the next generation of homebuilders that sprinklers are a vital component of their creations? Here’s an ingenious idea out of Idaho. Three high schools in the city of Nampa are participating in a construction management program that teach young participants homebuilding basics. A crucial piece to this program is home fire sprinklers, linking tomorrow’s builders with vital information and hands-on installation. NFPA chatted with Reggie Edwards, deputy fire marshal with the Nampa Fire Department and member of the Idaho Fire Sprinkler Coalition, about the program and the beneficial consequences of replicating something similar for youth across North…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

In the fight for home fire sprinklers, here’s why we need a unified voice

By nfpa@jiveon.com The following was written by Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy: Sprinklers have been around…

Providence firefighters offer fire safety tips to college students

By LisaMarie Sinatra Photo is part of a video produced by WPRI/Providence Providence, Rhode Island firefighters are urging college students…

FEMA Releases 2019 National Household Survey Results

By nfpa@jiveon.com FEMA has released the results of the 2019 National Household Survey (NHS) and survey data are available on…